Bachelor degree in Environmental Sciences
A degree in Environmental Sciences provides students a lot of useful skills, including working with graphs, IT and technology skills, basic modeling, working with texts, basic data analysis, watershed simulator using, communication skills, research skills, project management skills. These skills can be relevant not only to scientific area, but can also be useful in management, business or consulting.
Internships and volunteering
Although a degree in Environmental sciences is usually very demanded, some organizations require a work experience. It can be received by enrolling in a variety of internships or volunteering. Information about relevant internships can usually be found on your current institution website, universities often include internships in the actual study programs. The internship usually lasts several months, and includes a variety of lab, field and research work. If your internship will be successful, a hosting organization can keep a work position for you, so you will be able to get a job just after completing an undergraduate degree.
Graduates can also find themselves in volunteering in order to receive work experience. Various non-profit environmental organizations willingly accept volunteers and provide invaluable work experience, which is very useful in future employment. You can either use a summer period for volunteering activity, or use your gap year to enroll into a longer volunteering program.
The received work experience may be as useful as the higher level degree, and it allows you to start a career in scientific field at a lower cost.